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A Glance Into CVYR’s Projects

A Glance into cvyR's projects Projects Around the Ranch     Cowpoke volunteers have been hard at work this summer, coming every Wednesday to help with the chores and tasks at CVYR. Painting, landscaping, and spreading mulch in the garden are some of the projects here.      Paige Newton and Noel May work together the majority of the…
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A Word From a Cowpoke (or a few)

A Word from a cowpoke (or a few) Hi, my name is MacKenzie, and I am a Cowpoke Program Volunteer at CVYR. The cowpoke program focuses on creating a work environment for the kids who choose to help, and giving jobs to them in order to build their skills. A group of Cowpoke volunteers and…
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Effective Christianity

Effective Christianity           Why do I do what I do here at Crown Valley Youth Ranch? Because in the reality of eternity, the Kingdom of Heaven is near.“If you read history you will find that the Christians who did most for the present world were precisely those who thought of the next. It is since…
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Not heroes, but messengers

Not heroes, but messengers.           I always wanted to be the hero that swooped in and saved the day. I grew up in a world that laid in ruins, brokenness never ceased to trail along each path I walked upon. I was used to seeing people in desperate need of a savior, who had no…
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Sitting at His Feet

Sitting at His Feet             I have a terrible attention span. I can only sit in a classroom and focus for about 5 minutes before my brain wanders onto a rabbit trail. I blame it on my inability to relax—I have 3 jobs, I am going to school, I run a side-business, and I have…
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Gold

Gold             Sitting on a bed of pea gravel with crossed legs, I gazed across our broken pond. This pond is a water feature that has been broken since long before CVYR bought this property in 2015. To the untrained eye, a broken pond can seem worthless. It takes the imagination and adventure of a…
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Enlist in the Service

ENlist in the service             Imagine that the United States entered into another World War. There are three different categories that citizens would fall under if an event like this were to occur. The first demographic of citizens are those that choose to stay home because they do not want to leave their families or…
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A Reminder of Dependence

A Reminder of Dependence We have a plethora of issues that we can worry about. We hear about these issues every day on the news. People are constantly being bombarded by the fear of war, a struggling economy, a divided nation, and very, very broken people who project their pain on others.Yet, we can still…
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Body Scrubs

Body scrubs Hi friends! Today I want to share one of the Jeremiah Garden’s favorite program activities. The girls seem to love herbs and the crafty ways to use them. Lately, we have made a lot of infused oils for hand and body scrubs.           Body scrubs are one of the easiest things you can…
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